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washington. after that is a discussion on online prophecy. -- privacy. ♪ >> martha washington was george washington's confidante. >> she was very capable. she did not like that. she called herself a prisoner of state. >> by the same token that every step washington took to find the office, so can it be said that everything martha washington did, likewise. >> it was a businesslike relationship. but not without affection. they had a deep respect for each other. >> she owned most of this whole block, going back a couple of acres. she owned a huge chunk of what williamsburg was. >> there was a lot of tragedy in martha washington's life. she lost her first husband. >> she was raised a rich woman. what that means in the 18th century, that is not necessarily what it means today. >> she brings with her to mount vernon 12 house slaves. that is almost an unimaginable luxury. >> it takes for 10 days to travel here to valley forge from mount vernon in her carriage with her slaves and servants with her. this is a difficult journey. >> her experience had prepared her to become the first lady. >> marth
quote . >> reporter: citing new leaks, including a washington post report alleging the nsa is tracking web traffic using cookies, your computers version of an id card. and they need to scale back collection now, not later. >> i'm worried as technology gets greater and greater, whether it is this administration, the next
quote , "the washington post" reported that beyond these legal processes, there were government evidents to infect collect data. in this instance it was data moving between the data centers within yahoo! and within google. and that wasn't within the confines of any legal process that anybody was aware of. and that shent a shockwave throughout the industry. >> i've been reading today what some of the privacy
>> h ost: this is a terrific kid and engrossing book. begin by telling me why did george washington need conspiring? >> guest: thank you. he needed inspiring because he has the numbers problem and experience problem. at autopsy had 9,000 people the british had 40,000 troops. >> host: over the whole course of the war in get as much as 80,000. washington sees what happens they see the revolution right before his eyes after the success of massachusetts. >> host: what your? >> 1776 when he really comes over. i consider success at bunker hill. they look to canada to regroup in washington knows when they come back to new york. they come back to new york city and he knows he cannot be to them so he has to use espionage a and a guerrilla warfare agent be smarter than that and to anticipate them so it is the logic that he needs a spy for sale of his own cia. then you find out he has the huge the espionage background. from the event:dash french and indian war so he tells others that this is where we meet we have to find these people to help me out. >> host: so just to fill in the brat -- back
's presidency in 1943 on the 200th anniversary of jefferson's birth at the jefferson memorial in washington d.c. but then after world war ii with the cold war, with america triumphant militarily and industrialized urbanized nation hamilton's reputation soared again and jefferson's has plummeted somewhat in the aftermath of the civil rights revolution and revelations about his relationship with sally hemings. and in fact, during the lifetimes of jefferson and hamilton, both men were praised and condemned just as they have been by subsequent generations. for example, governor mora maurice said of hamilton it seems as if god had called him suddenly into existence but he might assist to save the world. and there were those who condemned hamilton like abigail adams who said not only that she thought hamilton wished to be america's napoleon but she said, i have read his heart and his wicked eyes in the very devil is in them. [laughter] her husband john adams said of hamilton, his talents are greatly exaggerated. he wishes to destroy everyone in his way and adams was just warming up with those comme
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and friends cohost brian kilmeade and his latest book george washington's secret six. and at the syndicated tv radio host tells the story of us by range of six previously unknown revolutionary war spy is that infiltrated the british ranks of new york credited with turning the tide of the war. this program is about an hour. >> this is a terrific and an engrossing book. begin by telling me why did george washington need a spy ring and where did he need it? >> guest: thank you first off. he needed a spy ring because he has a numbers problem and experience problem. i believe he had 9,000 troops and at the low point he had 3,000. the british entered with 40,000 -- over the whole course of the war and they get as much as 80,000. washington sees what happened in new york and saw that he almost was annihilated and saw the revolution almost right before his eyes after all the success in massachusetts and said -- >> host: what your? >> guest: 1776 is when he really comes over after the success, i consider it a success at bunker hill. they said you want boston i will give you boston. they went to canada
conversations] >> up next "after words," and this week, fox and friends cohost the latest book george washington's secret six. in it, the syndicated tv and radio host tells the story of the spy ring, six previously unknown revolutionary war spies to infiltrated british ranks in new york credited with turning the tide of the war. this program is about an hour. >> host: brian, this is a terrific, engrossing book. why did george washington need a spy ring, and where did he need it? >> guest: well, thank you, first off. he needed the spy ring because of the numbers problem and experience problem. at tops, 9,000 troops, at the low point, 3,000 troops, british had 40,000 troops. >> host: over the whole course of the war. >> guest: over the whole course of the war, up to 80,000 troops, almost annihilated, the revolution almost broke before his eyes. >> host: what year are we? >> guest: year 1776 is when he really comes over, after the success, i consider success at bunker hill. you want boston, i give you boston, go to canada, regroup, and washington, they go back to new york. they come back to new yor
washington's secret six. the tv hosts told the story of a spy ring and six previously unknown revolutionary spies infiltrated the british ranks in new york and are credited with turning the tide of the war. this program is about an hour. >> host: this is a turkic and engrossing book. "telling me why he did george washington need the rain and where did he get it? >> guest: thank you first off. he has a numbers problem and experience problem and i believe that cops he had 9,000 the british entered the 40,000. >> over the whole course -- >> guest: over the whole course and they get up to 80,000. washington sees that happened in new york and he was almost annihilated and assault a revolution right before his eyes after all the success in massachusetts -- >> what year are we? >> guest: 1776 is when he really comes over after the success at bunker hill. the british say you want boston i will give you boston and they go to canada to regroup. washington said i know when they are coming back to new york. so they come back to new york city and he says you can't face them. you can' can to be can't bea
at the history and literary life of washington. on c-span2 and 3. we're taking with gang at the national press club and the new book on "due possibility circle." it is about young people. 20s and 30 who came to washington on the eve of world war i. they all live around dew point circle. they were friends and in and out of each other's live frpts next 50 years. and they were franklin roosevelt, el eleanor roosevelt, felix of the supreme court justice, the brothers, alan and john foster. and most people don't make the connection between all of these people. yet they were friends and they were very much involved in the league of nations for the collapse and ultimately in the creation of the united nations. it all began right here. >> did the social interaction kind of start their political relationship? or was it the other way around? >> they were all very -- [inaudible] not what we call progressive. these were though door roosevelt progressives. and it came to washington to help him. but they ended up staying with -- [inaudible] and getting involved in world war i. and then being in and out of t
this audience that washington, d.c. and, in fact, the entire country has changed over the last four years. but we don't have to simply cite our belief in our philosophy as to what's going on in our country. the world knows. the world has observed. and let me just give you two very authoritative sources that confirm the fact that things are increasingly not right in our nation's capital. the first one is the world bank which does a study every year on international competitiveness. the second one is a organization called the world economic forum which meets in davos, switzerland, which also puts out an annual survey. both of these august organizations put together these studies, and they track corruption in developing countries around the world. and since 2009 both of these organizations have found that while in 2009 the united states was in the middle of the pack as far as advanced industrialized countries were concerned in dealing with cronyism corruption, we are as of in this year dead last among developing countries. that is the fate and the state to which our country has moved. and if
of washington, d.c.'s political and physical landscape between the spanish-american war and world war i. this program from the society of the cincinnati's anderson house in washington, d.c. is 40 minutes. [applause] >> thank you, emily, and good evening. it is a great pleasure to introduce william seale. i have known william for a very long time because he married my good friend and college classmate, lucinda smith. i married a brilliant historian, and so did she. [laughter] william seale is a charming and witty texas gentleman whose interest in history and buildings has fueled a long career in both. he is a native of beaumont, texas, holds a ba from southwestern university, an ma and a ph.d. from duke. he left texas in 1969 and spent two years in columbia, south carolina, restoring the home of wade hampton. he then came to washington in 1972 to write a history of state capitols with henry russell hitchcock. he, lucinda and their two sons settled in lucinda's native alexandria. at this point in his career, he focused on two things; historic restoration and writing. his two-volume histor
out of north east washington. a washington dc police officer and another man are shot. right now, several streets surrounding the routine hundred block of queen thestreet are shut down. authorities are investigating. there are lots of questions remaining. our correspondent joins us live tonight with the very latest. calm, what can you tell us -- tom, what can you tell us? >> i am going to get out of the way until you what is going on. there are a lot of police officers on the scene. a little bit after 9:00 this evening, we arrived on the scene. we shot some video after we got here. according to the police chief, there were several officers from the gun recovery unit. they got into a firefight with a suspect. one officer was hit. as far as why the guys were out they the chief says that are looking into what the members of the gun recovery unit were doing. she taught the little bit about that unit when she came out to talk a little bit ago. convert --some covert operations. they do both. i cannot tell you in this particular circumstance. right now, we only have one officer that we
was shot after a confrontation with an armed security guard in northeast washington. he shot the guard after the 28-year-old man restarted his gun. he told jennifer donelan on the phone. >> come on, man. >> the lease to the guard into custody but he has not been charged with a crime. >> a veteran d.c. police officer faces charges tonight. samson lawrence attacked his wife with a metal light fixture, sprayed her in the face with lysol, and threatened to stab her. in the department stripped them of his policing powers after learning of the indictment. man who shot president ronald reagan will soon be able to spend more time outside of a mental hospital. a judge has signed off on a plan to allow him to visit his mother's home in williamsburg for up to 17 days at a time. he was previously limited to sending -- spending 10 days at a time there. reportector general finds misconduct within the secret service. it comes 18 months after a dozen secret service agents were implicated into a prospect douching -- a prostitution scandal. the secret service says they haven't lamented 11 of the recomme
washington" -- evaluating the obama presidency. >> he is really good. i was excited just listenening o him. >> obama excites a lot of people. charles says he ought toun. george will says thahat. what are you guys up to? >> trying to destroy him. if i endorse him, he is dead. tohas he lived up expectations? how has washington changed in the past 25 years? says nancy pelosi is poised to become the first woman speaker of the house. >> there is no wilngness on either side of the aisle to find common ground. >> a word on the quality of our democracy, institutions, and polics. heris charles i in october of 2006. >> when y you lose an election n america, people arare cruel. when you compound it by acting like an idiot afterwards, it is over. >> ♪ >> in 1988, the year in which this program began, ronald reagan was in the white house. william rehnquist was chief justice. republicans nominated vice president george herbert walker bush for president. democrats nominated massachusetts governor michael dukakis. president reagan visited the soviet union. gorbachev visited the united states. barack oba >> this week on the final "inside washington" -- evaluating the obama presidency. >> he is really good. i was excited listening to him. >> obama excites a lot of people. charles in his column says he ought to run. what are you guys up to? >> trying to destroy him. if i endorse him, he is dead. >> has barack obama lived up to expectations? in the 25 years we have been on the air, how has washington changed? horse backs the wrong for majority leader. there is no willingness on either side of the aisle to find common ground. it does not exist anymore. >> a word on the quality of our democracy and politics. here is krauthammer in october of 2006. >> when you lose the presidential election in america, people are cruel. but when you compound it by acting like an idiot afterwards, it is over. >> ♪ year in whiche this program began, ronald reagan was in the white house, william rehnquist was chief justice, democrats controlled congress, republicans nominated vice president bush for president, the democrats nominated michael dukakis. president reagan visited the soviet union that year. the sovi
in washington on steps to improve gun safety and gun control. and my question to you is the senate has acted, the administration has taken some steps to increase funding, to remove the stigma of mental health issues, to put an atf director in place to keep guns off the streets. why hasn't the house moved? tell me about the dynamics. >> that's a good question. you mentioned it earlier. when it's about gun control, it's a pretty partisan debate, one where it elicits a lot of different emotions from different sectors of the ideological sector. in the area of gun safety, there's bipartisan agreement, and folks who care about mental health issues, funding, school safety, gun safety. oftentimes when it veers away and becoming very partisan, it just becomes very difficult. >> donna, i think in the wake of these tragedies. there's often an understandable, but knee-jerk reaction to want to solve for this tragedy, to pass laws that would have prevented this tragedy, but we know that tragedy to tragedy, they're different. it's a complex, constellation of variables and factor. so it is possible legislat
to nelson mandela, tonight, on "washington week." the stock market bounces back, the unemployment rate hits a five-year low, the affordable care act may be turning the corner. >> this law is working and will future.o the gwen: is it all too good to be true? >> while the white house wants to claim that is now working, we know that obamacare is still plagued with problems. gwen: outside washington, detroit is headed into bankruptcy, pensions are disappearing and low wage workers say they're being left out. >> people cannot survive on $8.25 in this country. gwen: and -- we remember nelson mandela. >> there's mr. mandela, mr. nelson mandela, a free man taking his first steps into a new south africa. gwen: covering the week, jackie calmes of the "new york times," michael fletcher of "the washington post," and david wessel of "the wall street journal." >> award-winning reporting and analysis covering history as it happens. live, from our nation's capitol, this is "washington week" with gwen ifill. corporate funding for "washington week" is provided by -- we know inw-up, cyber world
domestic issue. stuck here in washington comprehensive reform has passed the senate earlier in this the year, it is languishing in the house. you can expect to see the president push for movement on that next of course. but we expect to see him in about an hour here taking questions for reporters. >> i want to apologize to you. when the president takes to the podium, you may be speaking and may have to sit down to the president can speak, but as we wait for the president to come in to the briefing room this is a time that politicians in washington like, because it's almost like a reset. as they go home for the holidays people are more focused on christmas and new years rather than the situation in washington. so even if things don't go welld chance he gets to reset in the new year. >> one item i forgot to mention is the affordable care act. last night they really had a startling retreat from a basic principle. the controversy where the president offered an apology about being able to keep your insurance if you like. it has made that repeatedly in the three and a half years
of washington, d.c. political and physical landscape between the spanish american war and world war i. this program from the society of the anderson house in washington, d.c. is 40 minutes. [applause] thank you, emily. and good morning. it's a great pleasure to introduce william seale. i have known william for a very long time because he married my good friend and colleague classmate. william seale is a charming if texas gentleman whose interest in history and the building has fuelled a long career in both off. he holds a b.a. and ph.d. from duke. he left texas and spent two years in colombia south carolina restoring the campus. he then came to washington to write a history of the state capital with henry hedgecock and their two sons settled in the native alexandria. at this point in his career, he focused on two things. historic restoration. his volume in the white house was published by the white house historical society in 1986 with the second edition in 1996. he is the editor of the association journal white house history. his other books include an architectural history of the wh
possibilities, yes, even in washington. but before we look ahead we look back at the stories that shaped 2013 tonight on "washington week"." >> america's possibilities are limitless for we possess all the qualities that this world without boundaries demands, youth and drive, diversity and openness. gwen: inauguration day, a day for big promises, bigger hopes, a fresh start. >> and then the rest of the year happens. instead of the second term he wanted, he got the second term he want. gwen: budgets, spending fiscal cliffs and eventually a government shutdown. >> lord, deliver us from governing by crisis. gwen: and that's before the republicans began fighting among themselves. >> it's been incredible difficult for john boehner. i don't think that the grass roots would see him as an enemy. wen: meanwhile obama's most ambitious achievement at the center piece of its domestic policy. >> the president's health care law continues to wreak havoc on american families, small businesses and our economy. it's not just a broken website. gwen: the economy bounced back spurring the stock market to new highs
. that will be right here on abc seven news. moving on now to other news s after washington, d.c.'s police chief speaks out after disturbing scandal. are under officers investigation for taking advantage of young girls. our correspondent as hero the latest. >> the police chief asked the public to have patience and let the justice system run its course. , patience community is running out. >> whether it is the police or judge, there is a problem. say therety leaders is outrage over why washington dc police officer has yet to be charged with misconduct. >> maybe they're protecting them. >> they watched as officers searched the home. they say that the investigators found a missing 16-year-old girl, drugs, and evidence the officer may have been pimping underage girls. the department is still investigating. >> we are actively trying to determine it if this is anything of a criminal nature that we can charge the officer with. maybe the standards are different for the police than the citizens. the communityat is losing faith in the debate -- police department. >> i think the happy i should get involved in thi
here today talking about the significance of the budget deal reached in washington in terms of the political implications for both the democratic and republican parties as well as the origins of some of what we have been seeing in washington. we have a terrific panel. i would like to introduce the panel. we have gil gutknecht, he served for 12 years in the minnesota house and 12 years in the united states house of representatives. we have martin sabo, who served for a long time in the minnesota house of representatives, including a speaker from 1973- 1978. he went on to washington, where he served for 13 terms, i believe, in very important positions. congress passed a budget act that played a major role in the reduction of the deficits during the 1990s. we have a colleague of mine and teaches courses as well as working with us in some of our other programming. he was a representative in the minnesota house from 1979-2000 seven. he was also speaker of the house from 1999-2007. i want to begin by recognizing my colleague, who would like to ask a few questions. then we will bro
. >> no. sit in washington and -- and not be, you know, to making ntable change when change is needed. hey have 1200 mayors that have already signed climate pledges. these are not republicans and democrats. mayors. they're public servants who have a job to do. they're the people i want to talk to. every day. to figure out how we support get effort and how we actions moving. and i know people across the really ration are working together heart breaking to see the disasters we keep lining up week after week after week. to face that together as a country community by community. >> final question. you optimistic we'll get this right? >> i'm very optimistic that we absolutely everything in our power to do that. i have people in the agency who are the most talented dedicated people. to do it in a vacuum. vacuum. pumped. an see, i'm >> it's been wonderful to have you here. we wish you well on your trip and on your domestic journey to requirementsstrong to reduce carbon pollution. thank you for your public service. >> thank you very much. >>. [ applause ] . >> coming up on c-span, the discussion o
they need a much better understanding how these systems work. >> lisa stark in washington, lisa thank you. >>> boeing is trying to hammer out a deal to build its newest commercial airplanes. washington state, home to the company's plant is hoping the building stays put. >> the machinists are making it clear they want to build the company's newest plane the 777x. >> i want to keep it here at the time everett factory. >> the contract would have cut health benefits and eliminated benefits for future hires. it would have also assured assembly of the 777x in everett, washington. now the company wants formal negotiations to begin again. 8500 jobs are at stake, and the company has gone shopping, soliciting tbid bids to the assy line. >> any new vocation to replicate what is here in everett, washington. >> at least 15 states are believed to be part of the bidding war. as ever this week missouri is offering $1.7 billion in tax breaks but wark washington stats offering five times as much. state director of aerospace alex pete says it is a pricey but worthwhile investment in the state's future. >> w
in the washington area, we are expecting light snow and rain. the folks in connecticut, massachusetts, new hampshire and rhode island could get up to a foot of snow. amelia segal is tracking it. >> well, pat, we are looking at a winter storm warning for frederick and washington counties in maryland and also some counties back in west virginia. this winter storm warning begins early saturday morning at 5:00 a.m. and going to run early through seasoned morning. the pink is under the winter storm warning starting early saturday and sunday. these areas are dealing with the potential for the most snowfall. not only that, sleet and freezing rain as well. now, a winter weather advisory is in effect for montgomery, lauden, northern fauquier and areas to the west including la ray and winchester. prince george's, fairfax, not under any weather alerts right now. the biggest concern is for those of you under the winter storm warning and less serious winter weather advisory. travel could be tricky on 66, the 70/270 split mainly in the yellow area. pockets of freezing rain in the yellow area. mainly wet roads in
>> booktv is on location in washington, d.c. joined by the under secretary of the smithsonian who has a new book out. s smith sonnian's history. first of all, mr. kern, what's your day job? >> great question, peter. well, my day job is helping take care of the smithsonian and the legacy that the american people give us. you know, we host over 30 million people to the museum. my job is to help make the museums work, help the directors do their job. i have to take care of budgets and politics and public relations and things, but also the content of the work, what we do, what we show, the kind of ways in which we want to help americans and people around the world understand the american experience. >> how long have you been with the smithsonian? >> i first worked here in 1976 for the bicentennial of the united states, and then permanently since 1994. >> as the under secretary, are you the coo in a sense? >> well, we have three under secretary, one a earth science, one is finance administration, and i'm for everything else. i have a ph.d. in anthropology. >> all right. american histor
, the economy, washington, health care and real estate. >> and in all the topics that tyler mentioned and elsewhere, change both dramatic and subtle is one of the key underlying themes of 2013. and boy, a lot's changed in the past 12 months. >> reporter: few wall street pros could have predicted the stock market would soar 25%, hitting one record after another. the dow above 16,000. the s&p perched at 1,800. numbers hardly imaginable a year ago. investors snapped up stocks because where else could they get big returns given super low interest rates? the federal reserve and this man get some of the credit. fed chief ben bernanke stood firm on the central bank's policy of stimulus measures to pump up the economy. which led to a year-long guessing game, when will the fed taper that massive stimulus program? well, now we know. the taper talk wasn't the only guessing game. there was intense speculation about who would replace bernanke when he steps down in january. janet yellen, the first woman ever nominated as fed chair. she'll preside over an economy that's doing a whole lot better. une
. these titles were included in "the washington post"'s notable nonfiction of 2013. in "brilliant blunders," mario livio explores how some of the world's most well known scientists made their historic discoveries. pakistani education activist malala tells the story of her fight for women's rights in "i am malala. marsha coyle with the national law journal provides an inside look at the supreme court in "the roberts court: the struggle for the constitution." military historian max boot presents a history of guerrilla warfare and terrorism in "invisible armies: an epic history of guerrilla warfare there ancient times to present." in "the way of the knife," mark mozetti, national security correspondent for "the new york times," reports on america's engagement in clandestine warfare. anita ragvan recounts the collapse of a $7 billion hedge fund in "the billionaire's apprentice: the ride of the indian-american elite and the fall of the galleon hedge fund." for links to various other publications' 2013 notable book selections, visit booktv's web site, >> well, now on booktv we want t
organizations should have too. good morning from washington. details coming up on preparations for the massive memorial service for nelson mandela in south africa. we are starting with the economy. there have been solid job numbers and major revision for the gd approximate, and a strong end to the week on wall street. it has a bunch of experts predictioning that a steadily improving economy is on the horizon for the coming year. what would that mean politically? health care and obstruction are the clubs are choice for the two parties. they are beating each other up over both issues and both could be problems as well. the economy is the wild card right now. right now things are looking up. on friday we got word that they push the average jobs growth to 189,000 a month. not great, but not horrible. it's an improvement over 2012. unemployment is down to 7% down 18/10 of a point from this time last year and the lowest since november of 2008. we saw a big revision that was up 3.6% in the third quarter. that's a half percentage point better than 2012. there is a caveat. a good portion came from busi
bitterly cold temperatures for your friday morning. right now, washington at 29 degrees. you can see areas of the north and west. gaithersbu gaithersburg, leesburg, manassas. this is how cold it will get. when you step out the door tomorrow morning for that morning commute, we're looking at temperatures in the teens. l suburbs. low temperature in washington of 23. areas by the water like cambridge and easton can expect a low temperature of 20. although it will be a cold start, overall, tomorrow will be a warmer day than we had today. high temperatures tomorrow will be around 40 degrees. a high tomorrow in washington of 41. new information coming in about saturday's storm. coming up, i'm going to be showing you, if you can expect any snow, and if you can, potentially how much you might get. doreen? >> thanks, amelia. more money for teachers and more programs geared towards students who live in poor neighborhoods. tonight, the new ceo of prince george's county school is out with his budget proposal. the bureau chief tracy wilkins tells us how he's trying to focus on the future. >> prince geo
up. highs expected in the low 60s around washington. much warmer for the weekend. i think on sunday it may be up and down the atlantic seaboard and make it 72 in washington. the cold air north and west will come in on the first part of next week. barbara? new this morning, how this house fire got started even though no one lived there. this is on o street not far from pennsylvania avenue. firefighters were called around 4:00 this morning and put out the fire and checked for hot spots when crews learned no one lived there. firefighters have not put an estimate on the damages in the building. firefighters are figuring out what caused this town house to catch on fire. this was on north colonial terrace. no one was hurt there either. the family was not home at the time because the floors were being resurfaced. firefighters think that might have sparked the blaze. >> dozens of activists are remembering those who lot of their lives without a place to call their home. the group organized the events that included last night's all night vigil and today's procession to the wilson building. th
. they would ship it out. there was a smelter in washington and there was some in candidate. so some of them could get work there but most of them just waited and waited for the minds to reopen. and they didn't. finally, many lives. but many stayed and maybe get involved with the ski industry year. those industries are so much less. it really hurt the town a lot. i wanted to write a book about kellogg because i grew up here, and i began it as a novel about the labor strike that happened when i was a junior and senior in high school. so i came back to interview people about this strike and find out more about it because i knew a lot about it because i worked for a lawyer who helped form the new union but i learned i didn't know anything. the more i talked to people, the more i learned, and it just seemed i should be trying to preserve the story of the people who lived here. because the mining was gone by then, and there was such -- it was such a community. everybody really helped each other through the hard times, through the good times. and it seemed to me it ought to be remembered somehow.
in washington, long time friends and supporters of nelson mandela's. as we told you, the current south african president announced mandela died at the age of 95. we have a look at the life and legacy of the leader. >> reporter: nelson mandela was the face of reconciliation and a new beginning for south africa. brian is the human rights attorney in south africa part of the movement prior to his release from prison in 1991. reflected on the role he played once he was released. it was a time celebrated around the world. inside south africa, it was a precarious time. >> immediate contribution was to reach out and speak about reconciliation. >> i cherish the idea of south africa where all south africans are equal. >> far right wing politicians are prodding them. mandela convinced the supporters it would render africa a wasteland. >> being able to reach out to people and somehow connect humanity with theirs. and disarm, largely, his political opponents. >> while there was post apar tide violence, mandela was the right man at the right time. now with the face of the movement gone, there is an eye tow
pulled from the water overnight. mark washington was rescued before 9:00 last night and dieda the a local report. washington had just been releas released on bond after taking pictures of a teen girl while on duty. a rental car was found with court do you means that belonged to washington. >> three men are in the hospital after a robbery and stabbing. prince georges county police say that someone at this apartment tower stabbed the men. right now one of the three is in critical condition. officers were investigating the case and do not have a description of people responsible. >> despite the threat of black ice, road conditions are pretty good. here's a live look at the beltway. maryland and virginia pretreated the roads. wet roadings could refreeze overnight. from the roads to the sky, air travel is getting back to normal today. woo are seeing a few delays and cancellations. two at dulles and none at bwi. they report more than 150 flights were canceled after three airports yesterday. as travel gets back to normal, we are dealing with cold temperatures out there. in for tom, he joins us w
's relations with washington the force also talked about the president's message was simple without a threat from iran was building it. moscow the sea the shield is a threat to national security importance as a towering of russia's military is one of the ways to protect against it. i really love to give us the muslims as they did so when no country should harbor illusions of achieving the predominant over russia we will never let that happen in russia is ready to meet those challenges both political and technological we've got all the potential need it. our ministry doctrine as well as ominously appointment and i was without doubt to ensure russia's security. finally the train to the current situation in ukraine was in said moscow respects the views of local squad as to what it calls into the eu as long as decisions are made by contents in a beast and dialogue. when school starts the mosque. and there was no more about them if we can speech today on our website for highlights and analysis is there for you right now multi vocal european parliament has adopted a resolution saying europe needs
temperatures before sunrise. 22 in frederick. 23 in bethesda. 35 degrees in downtown washington. as far as other numbers, we expect them to drop a few degrees. 18 in laurel, 19 in believe. about 22 inside the washington area. we are looking at not just a cold night but a very cold wake up tomorrow morning. a little bit warmer in the afternoon, maybe close to 40 degrees. we have this wintry mix to talk about. the storm system responsible is quite a ways away from us. it is still over the far southwest. it is going to tap the pacific ocean for moisture. two systems will come with cold air trapped around our area. it will give the implications and how much we expect coming up in a couple of minutes. >> thanks so much, doug. it has been a wild week for weather. it started with snow and it is ending in a deep freeze. jay korff joins us live with how people are dealing with the brutal cold. around theravels nation's capital and in virginia, maryland, washington, dc right now, we haven't seen a lot of people out and about. that might have to do a little bit with these brutally cold temperature
:00, the cowboys close it out. tony romo comes through as washington battles to the bitter end, trying to play spoiler in the last home game of the season. >>> damage reports piling up from that massive winter storm. ice, flooding, even a tornado, part of the system still affecting millions. >>> and a congregation sent running out of a church in arlington, virginia when the ceiling collapsed in the middle of a service. >> i'm chris gordon. first, a flood watch will be in effect for the washington region overnight. we're expecting more rain and a cooldown to start the holiday week. amelia segal is tracking it all now. >> well, a flood watch will go into effect at midnight for the d.c. metro area, southern maryland, and the northern neck. all of the areas in green as we head to graphics. again, this flood watch goes into effect midnight and it will run through tomorrow afternoon. during this time period, expect 1 to 3 inches of rain if you live in the watch area. yaareas in the west will be expected up to an inch. throughout tonight and the day tomorrow, you want to be careful for hydroplaning,
will be very helpful. >> to me one of the risks out of washington 2014, do we continue to see further issues with the affordable care act. the reason i focus on that is, this is an issue that is very visceral for a lot of people. if this continues to be challenged, that does have the prospect to undermine confidence and in doing so hurt business and consumer spending. that is a risk for 2014 to watch. >> david, would you agree with that? >> partly. i mean, for most americans, the affordable care act doesn't really change much. those people who have medicare or medicaid from the government or get employer provided care from a big employer, it certainly has focused a lot of attention on the inept tud of government and greatly undermined public trust, not only in government but all institutions. there's some concern between trust in government and trust in institutions and the confidence that leads consumers to spend and importantly leads businesses to invest and hire. >> let's talk about another institution that people have been watching closely that's the fed. the fed said it is going to be t
wred, watching the re-enactment of george washington crossing the delaware river. he made the rossing on christmas day in 1776. it turned the tide of the revolutionary war. this is the 61st year the crossing has been re-enacted. >> certainly cold when washington it the first time. >> when washington did it was windy, blustery, there was snow and one of the actors yesterday, they were doing it in 30-degree weather, how cold it was and that they did this over a span of almost two days and keep in mind that the revolutionary war is eight years so they had many a winter of fighting in those conditions and only two of their soldiers died in all of that. >> look at you, angie. >> big history buff. i know. i actually want to go back to school and to that. get my graduate degree. >> that's a good one for you. >> i will stop with the education lesson. right now we are just a minute shy of 5:00 a.m. "news 4 today" continues right now. >>> and we're staying on top of breaking news at 5:00 a.m., news 4's melissa mollet is at the scene of a house fire in southeast d.c. >> reporter: we have several
craft beer flow? we went to churchke in washington, d.c. and met with a beer so sommelier. >> i feel that craft beer is always secondary to flavor impact. non-craft beer is first determined by more business acumen. >> he sees a world of difference between craft beer and big brewers lik anheuser-busch and coor's. >> it's flavor. you know, on a visceral level, craft beer is something that you can't stay away from because it is so engrossing when you come to its textures, it's tastes and aromas. >> one of a growing number of restaurant and bars catering to craft beer lovers or simply different. >> it is a fun bar with a very large collection of beers that we don't ever find elsewhere , and we don't know what we're looking at half the time but it is fun to try new things. >> craft enthusiasts are knowledgeable consumers. they use network to get u up-to-date information about the brewer 's ale. >> particularly the last five to ten years, information share something has blown up. the internet provides ways to research and share knowledge. nowadays people are educated on this so people know
that will be running to say i want to improve and send me to washington to improve the affordable care act. i do not imagine that will happen. i do not have a crystal ball. i am going on past experience. this could change. >> that keeps the law frozen in time? >> until both sides are willing to come together and able to come together and find common legislation and agreement about how to change the law, it'll stay frozen in time to the extent the white house is unable or chooses not to make certain changes in implementation as in the case of the policies. that will be more in the arena of suggestions or time to change the law and leading it up to the states and industry to make certain adjustments. that will not be consistent everywhere, obviously. it is not mandated. it does not have the full force of the law. that means there will not be an overall comprehensive change to the law even coming from those directions. >> one of the polarizing issues is the contraception coverage requirement, it was not something considered to be controversial at the time. it has emerged in a very big way including
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